Governance Insights

Independent Board Evaluations Are More Important Than Ever

December 6th
John Harte writing with Family Business United making a strong case for Independent evaluations, Moving away from the tick and flick approach to surveys, The board as a system The…
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Are your board’s CEO processes up to scratch?

November 2nd
CEOs are under immense pressure to lead, manage and deliver all-important growth in the current climate. As a result, it’s vital that boards work closely with and support the CEO…
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Seven ways to quickly and effectively onboard new directors

September 2nd
Effectively onboarding new directors As organisations navigate their way through the pandemic it’s more important than ever that new directors are able to hit the ground running, and make a…
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Time for boards to take succession planning seriously for directors, not just the CEO

July 12th
This article first appeared in the Institute of Directors Governance perspective series The appointment of the CEO is probably the most critical decision that a board makes. Given…
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For true diversity boards need to look beyond demographics

July 3rd
For true diversity boards need to look beyond demographics All boards strive to deliver effective decision making that adds value. To achieve this you need the right directors in place.
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How the company secretary’s role is set to evolve to continue to add value to the board

June 22nd
The evolution of the company secretary’s role This article first appeared in the European Business Review. The role of the company secretary in supporting board effectiveness can sometimes be overlooked.
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Time for family firms to sweat the governance

June 15th
Corporate Governance & Family Firms Family-owned businesses create substantial wealth, employment and opportunity in the communities they operate in. While many have decades, sometimes hundreds of years of successful operating…
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Risk Management: The risk of risk blindness

May 28th
The Risk of Risk blindness The pandemic has exposed the failure of many boards to effectively understand and predict risk. A large number have been blind to the impact of…
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What challenges can boards expect to face in 2021 and how can they overcome them?

May 18th
What challenges will boards face in 2021? This article first appeared in the EconoTimes Despite the vaccine programme being well under way boards…
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Panel discussion: Governance, Communication & Strategy For Family Firms

April 30th
Panel discussion: Governance, Communication & Strategy For Family Firms John Harte, Integrity Governance’s managing partner was recently part of a fantastic panel discussion with UK based organisation…
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